Battle for the ages won by Wilinski

first_imgBy Scott OwenSHAWANO, Wis. (Aug. 29) – Jerry Wilinski came out on top of a battle for the ages to win his fifth Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modified feature in a row and seventh overall Saturday at Shawano Speedway.Eddie Muenster went from sixth to first on lap one and quickly looked to pull away but a lap four caution erased his lead. Muenster was joined by Wilinski, Jason Czarapata, and Marcus Yarie in a battle for the lead.The four cars raced together in a tight pack.  Though Muenster continued to lead, all four drivers fought for position lap after lap. At one point Yarie, Czarapata and Wilinski were three-wide for second.Wilinski tried numerous times to get by Muenster only to be denied. Finally on lap 15, Wilinski made the pass on Muenster stick. Muenster was then forced to go pitside with mechanical woes.This left Czarapata and Yarie to pursue Wilinski. Those three raced nose to tail over the closing laps with Wilinski winning the race. Czarapata had to settle for second, Yarie third and John Berna came from 20th to finish fourth.Travis Van Straten scored local win number 14 in the IMCA Sunoco Stock Car division.  It was also his 30th win this season as he makes his bid for the national title. Jordan Barkholtz raced to his third Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod win this season at Shawano.last_img read more

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Other Sports India’s Mirabai Chanu wins gold at Commonwealth Senior Weightlifting Championship

first_imgNew Delhi : Mirabai Chanu, former world champion, won the gold medal on the opening day of the Commonwealth Weightlifting Championship in Apia (Samoa) on Tuesday. Mirabai lifted a total of 191kg (84kg + 107 kg) in the senior women’s 49 kg event to win the gold medal in the Olympic qualifying event. The points earned by this will help her in the final rankings of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Overall, the Indian contingent won 13 medals, including eight gold, three silver and two bronze medals in senior, junior and youth categories on the opening day. The qualification process for the 2020 Olympics is based on the performances of the weightlifters in six events over a period of 18 months out of which the four best results logged by a lifter will be considered.Jhilli Dalabehra also clinched the first place on the podium with a lift of 154kg (70kg+94kg) in the senior women’s 45 kg event which is not an Olympic weight category. In the senior women’s 55kg, Soroikhaibam Bindyarani Devi and Matsa Santoshi won the gold and silver medals respectively. Bindyarani lifted 78 kg in snatch to bag the silver medal. Her effort of 105 kg fetched her a gold medal in clean and jerk as well as the overall gold.Santoshi stood first in snatch with a lift of 80kg but could only manage 102kg in clean and jerk taking her total to 182kg. In the senior men’s 55kg category, Rishikanta Singh grabbed the gold with a total lift of 235kg (105kg+130kg).(With PTI Inputs) For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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NFL free agency news: Seahawks re-sign linebacker Mychal Kendricks

first_imgOne-year deal for LB Mychal Kendricks at around $4 million to stay with the #Seahawks, source adds.— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 13, 2019Kendricks played in four games (three starts) for the Seahawks last season. He was acquired after being released by the Browns on Aug. 29, in the wake of being charged by federal prosecutors with insider trading.  Kendricks’ 2018 season was plagued by injury and suspensions. The NFL suspended Kendricks for eight games under its personal conduct policy stemming from his guilty plea to the federal insider-trading charges.  Related News He played three games in September and again in December before breaking his tibia.Kendricks’ sentencing was originally scheduled for early 2019 but it was pushed back to April.Prosecutors have accused Kendricks of profiting more than $1 million from July 2014 to March 2015 on non-public information provided by investment banker and co-defendant Damilare Sonoiki, who received $10,000 and game tickets from Kendricks, who played for the Eagles at the time. The Seahawks are sticking with Mychal Kendricks.Seattle has re-signed the linebacker, the team announced Monday. No terms were made public, but NFL Network last week reported that he had agreed to a one-year deal for around $4 million, citing an unidentified source. NFL suspends Seahawks LB Mychal Kendricks eight gamescenter_img Kendricks was selected by the Eagles in the second round (46th overall) of the 2012 draft. He played six seasons with Philadelphia before a brief stint in Cleveland.  He has 477 total tackles in his career to go with 16 sacks and three interceptions. Former Browns LB Mychal Kendricks pleads guilty to insider trading, faces up to 25 yearslast_img read more

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